Free Press Journal
  • Pak comedian in soup for using ‘Paki’ word

    London: A British-Pakistani stand-up comedian was recently probed by the police after he used a derogatory term in his act “Meet Abu Hamsta and Paki Bashir”. The comedian, Jeff Mirza was dressed as a butcher ‘Paki Bashir’ at the show. He was questioned by the Edinburgh police after they received a complaint from a man of Pakistan origin, who claimed he was offended on seeing the ‘Paki’ word in a poster, the

  • SC: Vehicles to have colour-coded stickers

     New Delhi : Vehicles plying in Delhi-NCR would soon have hologram- based colour coded stickers of different colours indicating the nature of fuel they are using.

  • Will implement NRC across India after 2019 polls: BJP MP

    Jhunjhunu: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP OP Mathur on Monday said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft, which has been executed only in Assam under the Supreme Court’s direction, would be implemented across the country after 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Mathur assured that no Indian citizen would be made to leave the country over the NRC list.

  • India to benefit as Iran offers discount in oil prices

    Mumbai : As Iran gets ready for US sanctions, the country is selling oil and gas at a discount to Asian customers, stated state news agency IRNA. The source told the agency that the discount is as per the norms that prevail in the market.

  • Lankan tourist police told to learn Hindi

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Inspec­tor General of Police Pujith Jayasundara on Monday said 25 new police posts will be set up covering all main the tourist spots across the country for visitors’ security. And police personnel have been asked to learn Hindi.

  • 1,677 make it to SEBI defaulters’ list

    New Delhi: As many as 1,677 entities, including individuals, failed to pay penalties imposed by Sebi till the end of May, according to the regulator.

  • Suresh Narayanan, CMD, Nestle India heads IAA IndIAA Awards Jury

    IAA IndIAA Awards will have Suresh Narayanan, CMD, Nestle India as the head of the awards jury. The judging for the IndIAA awards from the International Advertising Association (IAA) will be held on August 17. The jury includes: Ravi Desai, Director, Mass and Brand Marketing, Amazon India; Rajiv Anand, Executive Director- Retail Banking, Axis Bank; Sangeeta Pendurkar, CEO, Pantaloons; Kaushik Roy, President – Brand Strategy & Marketing Communication, Reliance Industries Ltd; Suparna

  • Cows help rehabilitate jailbirds in Sweden

    Mariestad: It’s barely 6am and Alfred is already busy milking cows. But when his chores on the farm are done, he won’t be going home — he’ll be returning to his prison cell.

  • Big Bazaar’s ‘5 Days Mahabachat’ gets even bigger

    Big Bazaar is back with its iconic Mahabachat sale that gives customers rock-bottom prices, mega discounts and the biggest savings. India’s most awaited shopping days – Big Bazaar’s ‘5 Days Mahabachat’ is here to bedazzle India with the county’s grandest shopping extravaganza, from August 11—15, 2018. Going bigger and grander on its promise of ensuring even better and greater savings to its customers this year, Mahabachat will offer its customers a cashback

  • GAIL wins ‘Silver Award’ at SAMMIE Award 2018

    GAIL (India) Limited registered an emphatic win at the Best Social Media Brands SAMMIE Awards 2018, for their Hawa Badlo Campaign, in the category of ‘Best Use of Video Content’. The gala award ceremony was held at the Westin Mumbai Garden City, Goregaon in Mumbai recently. The SAMMIE Brands Awards and Summit commemorates the success of brands who have brought about pivotal growth and maturity in the Indian social media ecosystem.

  • Tata Steel profit up two-folds in Q1

    New Delhi : Steel company, Tata Steel said its consolidated net profit jumped more than two-folds to Rs 1,933.80 crore in the April-June quarter of 2018-19 compared to Rs 921.09 crore during the same period a year ago.

  • Jharkhand’s CM connects with kanwariyas

    Jharkhand, Chief Minister, Raghubar Das talked with kanwariyas through video conferencing from Sidgoda, Jamshedpur. Kanwariyas coming from Mahu, Gorakhpur, Gaziabad, Bihar, Bhagalpur, Maharashtra and others shared their experience with the Chief Minister.